Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $56K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of EMQ Families First employees (64 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $51K annually on average.
Earning around $52K per year on average, Marriage & Family Therapists receive the most money, followed by Mental Health Clinicians (about $51K annually).
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Marriage and Family Therapist interns have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $52K per year. At EMQ Families First, employees who hold a Master of Science (MS) receive the highest salaries at $54K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Diagnosis and Treatment Planning; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $54K annually. Counseling also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; a majority of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers are also familiar with Case Management, Group Therapy, and Clinical Psychology.
Benefits and Perks
Though a majority of respondents get paid time off for vacation, only about one-half of workers receive paid sick leave. Most respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Nearly all respondents report having health insurance, and nearly all workers report having dental coverage. Perks also include a company cell phone, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.